If you’re looking to explore new markets or products for your customers then act fast as Innovate UK currently offer a brilliant funding opportunity to get the ball moving. Design Foundations Round 2 encourages exploration, ideation, and innovation with support from design thinking experts to help you understand your customers and identify new business opportunities.

We are currently working on a project from the first round and believe it’s such a great opportunity for any business that want to broaden their offering.

You must register your interest before midday on 14 June 2017 and submit a full application before midday on 21 June 2017.

Programme in a nutshell:

  • For projects up to £60,000 and 6 months.
  • Focus on early-stage, human-centred design projects to identify innovation opportunities and generate ideas for new products, services or business models.
  • Innovate UK invest up to £1 million into the programme and this is the second round of applications. One more round is expected potentially in Autumn, albeit this has not been confirmed yet.

Register and apply here.